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Lamar Softball Complex

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Operator  Lamar University
Scoreboard  Electronic
Field size  61 m
Phone  +1 409-880-7454
Surface  Grass
Opened  6 March 2015
Capacity  467
Owner  Lamar University
Lamar Softball Complex
Location  On Rolfe Christopher Dr north of US 69, 96, 287 Freeway (Cardinal Drive) Beaumont, Texas
Seating type  7002150000000000000♠150 chairback seats 7002317000000000000♠317 bleacher seats
Record attendance  588 April 29, 2016 vs McNeese State
Address  1055-1259 E Cardinal Dr, Beaumont, TX 77705, USA
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The Lamar Softball Complex, built in 2014-15 on the campus of Lamar University, is the home stadium for the Division I (NCAA) Lamar Lady Cardinals softball team. The stadium is located next to the Lamar Soccer Complex. The initial home game was played in the partially completed stadium with temporary spectator seating on March 6, 2015 against the Houston Baptist Huskies softball team. The current grandstands were built following the 2014-15 season's conclusion.

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Features

The stadium features permanent seating for 467 fans. Included in the 467 seat capacity are 150 chair back seats. To accommodate additional fans, the stadium also features a grass berm located behind the outfield fence. The berm extends from the left field line to mid right center field. The stadium also features covered seating, field lighting, bullpens, dugouts, a press box, a covered hitting area, and an electronic scoreboard. The playing field features a programmable fertilization and irrigation system.

Adjacent to the stadium site is the Lamar Soccer and Softball Complex building which houses separate areas for each sport. The building features coaches offices; home, visitors, and referees locker rooms; team meeting rooms; and training rooms. Also included is a ticket office, concession and souvenir stands, and restrooms for spectators.

Estimated cost of the softball stadium was between $1.5 million and $2.5 million. Estimated cost of the Lamar Soccer and Softball Complex building was $3.5 million according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's Capital Expenditure Plans FY 2009 to 2013 report.

Yearly attendance

Below is the Lady Cardinals' yearly home attendance at the Lamar Softball Complex.

*Note: Temporary seating

References

Lamar Softball Complex Wikipedia


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